• Overall national college completion rates are increasing after a two-year decrease, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). As reported by Inside Higher Ed and the NSCRC, the overall six-ye...

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  • The number of high school graduates is expected to drop significantly—by 81,000 students (or 2.3 percent)—in 2017, according to new projections from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE).   ...

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  • U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are working on legislation to offer young undocumented immigrants legal status, Roll Call reported. The draft legislation comes in response to President Barack Obama's annou...

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  • The Obama administration last week filed a notice to appeal a Texas judge's decision to temporarily block a contentious overtime pay rule, The Hill reported. The rule, scheduled to take effect on December 1, sought to raise the sala...

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  • C&U Vol. 91 / No. 4, Fall 2016 (.pdf)

    Posted on November 14 2016

    Preparing for College Success: Exploring the Impact of the High School Cambridge Acceleration Program on U.S. University Students By Stuart D. Shaw and Magda A. Werno   Community College for All: How Two-Year Crimi...

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  • AACRAO, in partnership with Hobsons, released a new report this week that finds institutions are embracing dual enrollment—in which high school students can earn some college credits for courses at their high schools—as a str...

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  • The U.S. Education Department on Friday released its long-awaited final rules aimed at protecting defrauded student loan borrowers after predatory colleges close, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. The wide-ranging set of regul...

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  • The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success announced to college counselors this week that it has expanded its membership criteria, which will allow a more diverse number of colleges to begin using its shared admissions applicat...

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  • Bowdoin College, Trinity College of Connecticut, and the City University of New York announced this month that they will drop application fees for low-income applicants, reports Inside Higher Ed. Colleges with fees typically permit stud...

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  • Chicago State University enrolled just 86 freshmen this fall, reports The Chicago Tribune.  Overall enrollment is down 25 percent, and undergraduate enrollment is down 32 percent in one year – the largest decline of any ...

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